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On inflection [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Patrick O. Steinkrüger, Manfred Krifka



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Titolo: On inflection [[electronic resource] /] / edited by Patrick O. Steinkrüger, Manfred Krifka Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Berlin ; ; New York, : Mouton de Gruyter, c2009
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (280 p.)
Disciplina: 415/.95
Soggetto topico: Grammar, Comparative and general - Inflection
Grammar, Comparative and general - Morphology
Naturalness (Linguistics)
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Altri autori: SteinkrügerPatrick O  
KrifkaManfred  
WurzelWolfgang Ullrich  
Note generali: A volume dedicated to Wolfgang Ullrich Wurzel (1940-2001).
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Nota di contenuto: Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Wolfgang Ullrich Wurzel's writings -- Gustav's choice. An appraisal of Wolfgang Ullrich Wurzel's life, personality and linguistic work -- Suppletion: Typology, markedness, complexity -- Reciprocal complementary paradigm structure conditions -- Inflectional morphology and productivity: Considering qualitative and quantitative approaches -- Genericity as a principle of paradigmatic and pragmatic economy. The case of German wer 'who' -- Naturalness and the life cycle of language change -- The Old High German weak preterite -- Aspects of Old and Modern French inflectional morphology: A Wurzelian analysis -- Case syncretism in German feminines: Typological, functional and structural aspects -- Realization-based morphosyntax: The German genitive -- Inflectional morphology in a creole: a report on Chabacano (Philippine Spanish Creole) -- Gender control - lexical or conceptual? -- Backmatter
Sommario/riassunto: The volume is dedicated to the German linguist Wolfgang Ullrich "Gustav" Wurzel (1940-2001), who has influenced linguistic thought in his work on paradigm-based morphology. All contributors to the volume deal with Wurzel's work and thinking, who in his theoretical writings focused on the concepts of naturalness, markedness and complexity in human language. The authors discuss diachronic and typological aspects of morphology, i.e. the nature of paradigms, the rise and fall of inflectional morphology, and the development and systems of gender marking, also in regard to the interface with phonolo
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ISBN: 1-282-42572-2
9786612425721
3-11-019897-5
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910527216603321
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Serie: Trends in linguistics. . -Studies and monographs ; ; 184.